Micromax Canvas A1 Specifications
Yet another product of envy from Micromax, the Canvas A1 offered with popular smartphone features at a decent price too. Well, Micromax has certainly proved its mettle in India by offering an Android One phone with a remarkably smooth experience.
• Operating System: Android kitkat 4.4.4
• Processor: 1.3 GHz Quad Core
• Size of Screen : 11.43 cm(4.5)
• Dimensions: 132.00 x 90.00 x 67.00
• Weight: 136.00gms
• Memory: 4 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM
• Expandable Memory/Storage: Upto 32GB, Micro SD
• Camera: 5MP AF Back Camera, 2.4 MP Front Camera, with flash
• Display: 480X854 pixels
• Battery: Removable, 1700mAh
User Interface and Experience : The phone offers commendable display through its 4.5 inch IPS screen offering a 480X854 pixels resolution. On the overall, Canvas A1 offers a much better visibility quotient than other high priced phones in the similar category. Though you can download a great number of apps from the Google Play Store, some of the pre-loaded ones include Amazon, Askme, Hike and MLive are the ones you will find them on the phone.
A slight drawback of the absence of tough screen glass could deter some buyers from buying it. However, the User Interface of the phone is quite hassle free and intuitive since it is loaded with Android One and will update with Android L once released.
Camera and Picture Quality : Users can expect quality images from the 5MP front camera with auto focus especially on the colour and white balance parameters. On the overall, Micromax Canvas A1 offers a satisfactory experience of its camera especially with its easy UI. Other image related applications available include Lens Blur, Video, Photo Sphere and Panorama.
Storage and Memory : Well, extra storage space seems to be lacking in this model as it offers just 4GB RAM most of it could be used up OS and apps leaving you with minimal space for storing personal data or performing any of its features especially clicking pictures. To make the best use of this phone, users need to bank up the SD card which can be expandable to 32GB.
Battery life : The 1700 mAH battery of this phone proves to be quite satisfactory even after its active use for nearly 4 -5 hours at a stretch. The activities encompassed making calls, gaming, browsing and even instant messaging. Thus you can multi task with ease without worrying about battery draining out. On the overall, you can expect the battery to last long enough despite active use.
Available in white, black and gold, Micromax Canvas A1 can be judged as a smart buy especially for users who wish to try out Android One or move on to Android L as soon as it is made available.